GA EATONTON JOHN DOE: WM, 25-30, found in coal car train from TN in Eatonton, GA - 7 Jan 1979


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8UMGA - Unidentified Male
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Date of Discovery: January 7, 1979
Location of Discovery: Eatonton, Putnam County, Georgia
Estimated Date of Death: Unknown
State of Remains: Recognizable Face
Cause of Death: Unknown

Physical Description
Estimated Age: 25-30 years old
Race: White
Sex: Male
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 190 lbs.
Hair Color: Reddish brown
Eye Color: Blue
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown

Dentals: Available
Fingerprints: Available
DNA: Unknown

Clothing & Personal Items
Clothing: Ban-Lon shirt, grey knit pants; missing shoes, socks, and underwear
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Discovery
The unidentified remains of a man were found lying beneath a train coal car at Power Plant Harllee Branch in Eatonton, Georgia. Police were not sure how the man was killed nor who, if anyone, killed him. Other sources place the body inside the loaded coal train car, which had come into Eatonton from Tennessee.

Investigating Agency(s)
Agency Name: Georgia Bureau of Investigation - Milledgeville
Agency Contact Person: Unknown
Agency Phone Number: (478) 445-4173
Agency E-Mail: Unknown
Agency Case Number: 62500179

NCIC Case Number: U-410321684
NamUs Case Number: Unknown

Information Source(s)
Georgia Bureau of Investigation
Atlanta Constitution 1/29/79

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